John Riesland

Chairman and board clash over public comment at first meeting of 2023   John Riesland, the recently elected chairman of the Weston County School District No. 1 board of trustees, laid down the law during the board’s first meeting of 2023. The longtime board member presented a list of rules and...
The first meeting of the new school board, which now features three new members and a new (old) chairman. It is at this meeting that a new member is chosen to fulfill the unexpired term of long-time board members Ron Mills.
Weston County School District No. 1 will not, at this time, join the Wyoming Education Association’s lawsuit claiming that the State Legislature has failed to adequately fund K-12 education, according to a recent conversation during the Sept. 7 board of trustee meeting.  The board decided to take...
  Hannah Gross  NLJ Correspondent    Newcastle native John Riesland was appointed to the eight-member board of directors for Powder River Energy Foundation in January to serve a three-year term as the Weston County representative, filling the vacancy left when Kathleen Tavegie passed away. ...

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